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Ep 91: Ineffective Assistance of Counsel (Mark Carver Trial)

Ep 91: Ineffective Assistance of Counsel (Mark Carver Trial)

Update: 2019-11-031
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In May 2008, there was a strange scene along the Catawba River in Gaston County, North Carolina - a 20-year-old college student was found dead beside her car.

Two local fishermen were arrested, and one of them was convicted of murder. Years later, that conviction was overturned due to, in part, ineffective assistance of counsel. Today’s episode looks at the evidence presented at trial, the overturned conviction, and what will happen next in this case.

Special thanks to Mark’s attorney, Chris Mumma, from the North Carolina Center on Actual Innocence, for talking to us about her work on Mark’s case.

This episode was researched and written by Jordan Hensley, with the interview by Jillian Jalali.

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Ep 91: Ineffective Assistance of Counsel (Mark Carver Trial)

Ep 91: Ineffective Assistance of Counsel (Mark Carver Trial)

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